Perl 6
Oslo Perl 6 Hackaton 2009: Revision 56
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This year, "Oslo Perl Mongers"<http://oslo.pm.org/> will be hosting the *"Nordic Perl Workshop"<http://www.perlworkshop.no/npw2009/> on April 16-17th 2009*. The topics we'd like to focus on are Perl 6, Rakudo, Parrot, modern use of Perl 5 and some of the efforts from the "Enlightend Perl organization"<http://enlightenedperl.org/>. To make everything more interesting, we'd like to invite you to:

^^^ *Oslo Perl 6+Enlightened Perl Hackathon 2009*

Saturday 18th, Sunday 19th and Monday 20th of April at "Redpill-Linpro"<http://www.redpill-llinpro.no/>'s training facilities in Oslo.

We had a very successful Hackathon there for the Perl-QA people last April, and would like to offer the same opportunity to the Perl 6 and Enlightened Perl people this time.

Details are sketchy still, but we know at least this:

# The Hackathon will happen. Redpill-Linpro are giving access to their nice offices and sponsoring us with food, drink, technical infrastructure and time from their employees.
# get an overview over this site and what it contains
# Nordic Perl Workshop is going to have a (two-day) track dedicated almost only to all things Perl 6, and another one with interesting topics about modern use of Perl 5. Our ambition is to use the conference as a recruiting ground for people who would like to learn about and hack on the projects related to the hackathon.
# If all goes well, we might even have a small hackathon-like gig on thursday evening at NPW. The goal with this is to show new people what a hackathon is about and how easy it is to join in. PerlJam suggested making it into a "food for bugfixes" event, perhaps with old-timers helping the newbies with the bug fixing?
# We have sponsorship (travel + hotel) for a couple of people already! More details later.

We're looking forward to the hackathon, but to make it a success *WE NEED YOUR HELP*. Update this page, tell us what you'd like to do, tell people about the hackathon.

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^^^ Schedule

This is a *preliminary* schedule...

| | Wednesday 2009-04-15 | Thursday 2009-04-16 | Friday 2009-04-17 | Saturday 2009-04-18 | Sunday 2009-04-19 | Monday 2009-04-20 |
| 09:00
16:30 | | Nordic Perl Workshop and Go Open day 1 | Nordic Perl Workshop and Go Open day 2 | Hackathon day 1
Gabor's ""Hands-on Perl 6"<http://szabgab.com/blog/2009/03/1235863222.html>" class | Hackathon day 2 | Hackathon day 3 |
| 16:30
17:00 | | | | Daily wrap-up meeting | Daily wrap-up meeting | Hackathon wrap-up meeting |
| 17:00
.... | Social event? | Go Open "Meet the Experts".
Maybe a mini-hackathon at the
conference venue? | Conference dinner? | More hacking, or a social event? | More hacking, or a social event? | Hackathon dinner? |

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^^^ *Participants*

(If you are planning to attend the hackathon please add your name here)

(Attendees from abroad may watch out for flights to Oslo "here"<http://www.skycheck.com/de/>.)

(Please also add some ideas on what are you planning to do/what you did during the hackathon)

* Gabor Szabo
* [Carl Mäsak]
* Cosimo Streppone
* [Jonathan Worthington]
* [Patrick Michaud]
* Larry Wall
* Salve J. Nilsen (organizer)
* Karl Rune Nilsen (organizer, Redpill-Linpro contact)
* Marcus Ramberg (organizer)
* Andreas Marienborg (omega), want to help where needed/can
* -Chris Vertonghen (chrisv)-
* Florian Ragwitz (rafl), wants to hack on MooseX::Declare (as well as related modules), Catayst 5.80 and Moose::XS.
* Martin Kjeldsen (Only Saturday and Sunday)
* Felix Antonius Wilhelm Ostmann (Sadrak)
* Jeremiah Foster (Want to work on Live Debian / Perl 6 CD)
* Dagfinn Ilmari Mannsåker (ilmari) (DBIx::Class::Schema::Loader)
* Claes Jakobsson (investigate and hack on a possible Runops::NanoJIT)
* Tore Haugland
* Yuval Kogman (wants to talk too much and get nothing done as usual)
* Jan Ingvoldstad (no plan, discussed types and stuff, social hacking, food, photography, helped out a bit and learned more)

^^^ *Plans*

* [Perl 6 hackathon targets]
* Creating modules for Perl 6 (interested: Karl Rune)
* Padre development (improving how Padre can show the Perl 6 docs and how it can give help to the new Perl 6 developers) (interested: Gabor, Karl Rune)
* Work on Padre::Plugin::EPO whatever that should be (interested: Gabor)
* Work on enlightened perl primary projects (Catalyst, Moose, Dbic, Module::Install or Task::Kensho) (interested: -chrisv-, rafl)

^^^ *Ideas for social events*

* Pub meetup on friday
* Edvard Munch Museum
* Beer

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^^^ *Contact*

Karl Rune Nilsen, krunen (at) gmail (Perl 6 track)
Marcus Ramberg, marcus (dot) ramberg (at) gmail (dot) com (EPO track)
Salve J. Nilsen, sjn (at) pvv (dot) org


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